haiku no. 416

Plutocrats conclude—

rip out democracy’s roots:

fifty public schools.

~Guillermo Delgado

haiku no. 377

As temperatures rise,

teens ramble on city streets—

it’s human instinct.

~Guillermo Delgado
no. 377, Guillermo Delgado, 2013

no. 377, Guillermo Delgado, 2013

haiku no. 368

The sound of dissent—

echoes in urban canyons,

permeating walls.

~Guillermo Delgado
no. 368, Guillermo Delgado, 2013

no. 368, Guillermo Delgado, 2013

haiku no. 366

Poor kids = cash:

corporate reformers counting…

we’re at a crossroads.

~Guillermo Delgado
no. 366, Guillermo Delgado, 2013

no. 366, Guillermo Delgado, 2013

 

 

haiku no. 364

Schools of the poor closed:

Rahm and his school board cronies—

a new apartheid.

~Guillermo Delgado
no. 364, Guillermo Delgado, 2013

no. 364, Guillermo Delgado, 2013

 

 

 

 

haiku no. 363

In America,

poor schools have to beg for arts—

the privileged schools don’t.

~Guillermo Delgado
no. 363, Guillermo Delgado, 2013

no. 363, Guillermo Delgado, 2013

 

haiku no. 362

Rahm kills public schools;

profiteers wait in the wings—

eyeing the “strivers.”

~Guillermo Delgado
no. 362, Guillermo Delgado, 2013

no. 362, Guillermo Delgado, 2013

haiku no. 325

Public school closings:

education apartheid,

it’s a no-brainer.

~Guillermo Delgado
no. 335, Guillermo Delgado, 2013

no. 335, Guillermo Delgado, 2013

haiku no. 319

Communities fight

to keep public schools open—

stop the backroom deals.

~Guillermo Delgado

haiku no. 309

I come from the ‘hood—

libraries are safe havens;

the gangsters don’t read.

~Guillermo Delgado
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